October 2016 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 31 October 2016
'Drunk' Ricky Gervais collects Bafta award
Watch his speech in Los Angeles
31/10/2016 … Ricky Gervais feigned being drunk as he picked up a Bafta award in Los Angeles this weekend.
Only Fools... is the most-watched TV show ever
Comedies dominate chart
31/10/2016 … An episode of Only Fools And Horses is the single most-watched programme in the history of British TV.
Is South Africa about to outlaw satire?
Comedians' fears over planned new Bill
31/10/2016 … Comedians fear a planned new law could lead to hefty prison sentences simply for making a joke.
Daniel Kitson misses his own radio show
Captain Bang Bang locked out of his Magic Castle
31/10/2016 … Daniel Kitson missed his own radio show last night - because he couldn't get into the studio.
Christmas special for Inside No 9
A tight 5: October 31
31/10/2016 … INSIDE No 9 is to get a Christmas special.
Sun 30 October 2016
The thinking woman's sitcom
The comedy week ahead...
30/10/2016 … The comedy week ahead.
Sat 29 October 2016
Peter Kay, before Phoenix Nights
The comedy week ahead
29/10/2016 … This week's best comedy shows on demand.
Fri 28 October 2016
Danny Baker announces first stand-up tour
Cradle To The Stage hits the road in 2017
28/10/2016 … Broadcaster Danny Baker has announced his first ever stand-up tour.